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      07-20-2011, 09:42 PM   #23
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Very good information
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      07-21-2011, 03:43 AM   #24
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OP.... please add IND to the cosmetic modification section. They have color matched my grills and side markers.

http://parts.ind-distribution.com/


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Interesting read. Still only seems to be a net 25HP gain though with fluctuating numbers in the engine since it wasn't specifically designed for the 1M like the other BETA tunes are.

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Why do all these tunes advertise much higher, but with the 15% loss still doesn't seem to add up? Am I missing something?

Seems as though the stock 135i gets a huge benefit from tunes (80-100hp) rather than the 20-30hp benefits from the 1M tunes?
You have to understand that the 1M had a serious tune on it from the factory. The rated hp on the stock 1M is 335hp, but my 1M dyno'd at 315hp at the wheels. This would mean roughly a 6% loss in drivetrain which is most likely not realistic. That being said the dyno on a stock 135 will be less than 300hp, so when you add 80-100hp from a tune then the new dyno numbers should put you very close to the same numbers for the 1M tune.

All that said, the 1M is a fricken blast to drive and with a tune it is even more fun!


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      07-22-2011, 09:48 AM   #25
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OP.... please add IND to the cosmetic modification section. They have color matched my grills and side markers.

http://parts.ind-distribution.com/




You have to understand that the 1M had a serious tune on it from the factory. The rated hp on the stock 1M is 335hp, but my 1M dyno'd at 315hp at the wheels. This would mean roughly a 6% loss in drivetrain which is most likely not realistic. That being said the dyno on a stock 135 will be less than 300hp, so when you add 80-100hp from a tune then the new dyno numbers should put you very close to the same numbers for the 1M tune.

All that said, the 1M is a fricken blast to drive and with a tune it is even more fun!

I don't see any information on the cosmetic mods for the 1M.
I did see them on your car but not on their site.
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      07-22-2011, 09:52 AM   #26
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Very good information
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      08-01-2011, 05:47 AM   #27
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What about it
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      08-01-2011, 01:41 PM   #28
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Done.
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      08-07-2011, 11:36 AM   #29
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      08-08-2011, 09:00 PM   #30
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ABsolutely love the 1M, too bad i live in PA and get lots of snow... settled for 335i coupe xdrive n55
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      08-09-2011, 05:42 PM   #31
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      08-25-2011, 02:25 PM   #32
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Clearmask/Lamin-x for fenders?

Hi guys.

My AW is at the dealership right now.
I'm going to be putting the Lamin-x on the front.

My CA and one of the inventory managers were noting that it might be worth putting some coverings around the fenders and behind the wheel-wells to protect the body from gravel.

Anybody done this?

I'll post a write-up when and if we are able to do it.
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      09-11-2011, 10:11 PM   #33
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Hi guys.

My AW is at the dealership right now.
I'm going to be putting the Lamin-x on the front.

My CA and one of the inventory managers were noting that it might be worth putting some coverings around the fenders and behind the wheel-wells to protect the body from gravel.

Anybody done this?

I'll post a write-up when and if we are able to do it.
I believe Dan Parker has done this.
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      11-12-2011, 04:46 PM   #34
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      11-17-2011, 12:39 AM   #35
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New Dinan Stage 2 Ecu Mod.

Dinan came out with the mod end of last week and I put it on this Monday. Dinan skipped the State 1 since they said BMW had already provided that with the car stock. I had the Dinan Stage 2 on my 2008 335I and loved it. The new ECU mod for the 1M has the same performance specs 380 hp and 415 torque. I just left Willow Springs Race Way after doing 5 thirty minute sessions. I was on the track two months earlier and I can tell you the difference since doing the Stage 2 is amazing. There is no maximum seconds of over boost, it comes on earlier and last to the top of the rev curve. A very light increase in pressure on the pedal when in a high speed curve still provides more power and acceleration on a smooth exit like in turn 2 and 8. The warranty match also seals the deal for me.
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      11-18-2011, 01:57 PM   #36
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Dear Biglare,

Can you please elaborate more on the ESS DirectFlash Stage I you have on your 1M.

I just got my 1M and i am interested to purchase the ESS ECU application. They promised: 400 HP and 550 NM of Torque. (thats on the flywheel not the Rear Wheels right ? )

how easy is the ESS DirectFlash to download tuned software ?

How is the Fuel efficiency now in your 1M ?

Having engaged the overboost all the time (550Nm) wouldn’t that cause damage to the engine ?

Sorry for those many Qs , i am just excited about tuning my 1M.

Did you try to install a bigger intercooler and turbo downpipe ? or a cold air intake system ?

Best regards,

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      11-19-2011, 09:49 AM   #37
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      12-10-2011, 03:41 PM   #38
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Any idea what JB4 does to the 1M in terms of Torque?
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      12-10-2011, 11:52 PM   #39
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Any idea what JB4 does to the 1M in terms of Torque?
Currently from knowledge, it would be on par with the n54 crowds'.
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      12-10-2011, 11:59 PM   #40
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Currently from knowledge, it would be on par with the n54 crowds'.
which is??
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      12-11-2011, 12:27 AM   #41
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which is??
Around 360whp on stock with just jb4.
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      12-11-2011, 04:15 AM   #42
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Around 360whp on stock with just jb4.
360 ft ib of torque to the wheels??
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      12-11-2011, 12:35 PM   #43
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360 ft ib of torque to the wheels??
Sorry for the typo. Yes 360wtq
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      12-25-2011, 10:58 AM   #44
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Dear Biglare,

Can you please elaborate more on the ESS DirectFlash Stage I you have on your 1M.

I just got my 1M and i am interested to purchase the ESS ECU application. They promised: 400 HP and 550 NM of Torque. (thats on the flywheel not the Rear Wheels right ? )

how easy is the ESS DirectFlash to download tuned software ?

How is the Fuel efficiency now in your 1M ?

Having engaged the overboost all the time (550Nm) wouldn’t that cause damage to the engine ?

Sorry for those many Qs , i am just excited about tuning my 1M.

Did you try to install a bigger intercooler and turbo downpipe ? or a cold air intake system ?

Best regards,

Rakony
Great questions. Any response from Biglare?
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